Marriage Law Reform

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- extracts from International Law Association 37th Report 1932

- 'Intestate succession tables' published by The National Guarantee and Suretyship Association Limited, 1 Nov 1935

- notebook with manuscript notes about Caroline Norton

- copy of the articles of the French Code relating to the duties and rights between husband and wife (with letter dated 1 Feb 1952)

- leaflets from the Divorce Law Reform Union announcing public meeting, membership form, agenda for annual general meeting in 1938 with related correspondence wtih terms of reference for a sub-committee

- typescript 'An outline of the legal position of married women in Norway according to the Act of the 20 May 1927' Royal Norwegian Embassy, May 1950


- 'Parliamentary Debates. House of Commons Tuesday 9 Dec 1919' (see pages 428-429)

- 'Thirtieth annual report 1937' The Divorce Law Reform Union

Press cuttings:

- 'The Marriage Bill. Committee and Divorce Law' from 'The Times', 1936

- 'Marriage Law Reform' from 'The Times' 27 Jan 1939

- 'On principle' from 'Western Daily Press' dated 27 Aug 1953